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Safety in classrooms and instructional labs

Updated: August 06, 2020

Safety practices will include measures to create physical distance, enhanced cleaning, and use of disinfecting wipes, hand sanitizer, and face coverings.

Course schedules and formats

Updated: July 24, 2020

Changes to class times and locations will encourage social distancing.


Updated: June 25, 2020

The Office of Research and Engagement website is the best source of information about research activities.

Protection of those at high risk

Updated: July 09, 2020

The university is helping to protect faculty, staff, and students at high risk for severe illness from COVID-19.

Teaching resources

Updated: August 06, 2020

Instructors can access resources to adjust to new ways of teaching.

Fall 2020 academic calendar

Updated: June 01, 2020

Changes will reduce student travel and encourage social distancing.

Requirement to wear face coverings

Updated: July 30, 2020

To slow the spread of COVID-19, students, faculty, and staff must wear face coverings on campus.

The Volunteer Commitment

Updated: July 27, 2020

Our community will act with courage to protect others, even if it means sacrificing some comforts of a typical campus experience.

Return to work plan

Updated: July 23, 2020

The university will follow a data-driven three-phase plan to gradually return to working on campus. The plan’s goals are to protect the health of employees, help ensure the well-being of the community, and carefully and deliberately prepare for fall semester. The plan will be updated as it progresses.

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